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Bad certificate error after installing puppetmaster-passenger on Ubuntu 12.04

asked 2013-01-29 15:04:25 -0600

davija gravatar image

I am trying to get puppet & passenger setup and configured on ubuntu 12.04, but seem to be having more than a little bit of trouble. I have tried a couple different how-to guides out there as well as installing the ubuntu packages, but all routes seem to end with the same result.

After installing, starting apache and trying to navigate to the page, I get a blank page. Turning on debug logging in apache I get the following ssl error: sslv3 alert bad certificate Subject CN in certificate not server name or identical to CA!

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answered 2013-01-29 15:12:07 -0600

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Generally you need to run puppet once with the webrick interface to have it generate all of its certificates before you run it under passenger.

Try stopping Apache, nuking the SSL directory, then starting puppet using puppet master --no-daemonize to let it generate the various certificates and such. Once it it is done, you can stop it with control-c and then fire it back up under Apache/Passenger and you should be good to go.

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All of the certificates are there, and I tried to wipe the directory and rebuild the certs as you described, but still get the same results.

A little bit more ...(more)

davija gravatar imagedavija ( 2013-01-29 15:19:49 -0600 )edit

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